Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

April 9, 2018

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Steve Shea, Chairman

Rebecca Briesmaster, Vice Chair

Jeannie Demas, Board Member

Jim Love, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

Absent

Sandy Knezovich, Secretary/Treasurer

John Kolb, County Commissioner

 

 

            Introductions

Mr. Shea called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of April Agenda and March Minutes

Ms. Owens asked to amend the agenda to include voided check 4746 under the Financial Report.  Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve the amended April Agenda.  Ms. Demas second. Motion carried. Ms. Demas made a motion to approve the March Minutes. Mr. Love second. Motion carried.

 

Financial Report

Ms. Demas made a motion to approve A/P checks 12478-12502 and Payroll checks 4726-4753 with void 4746 and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Love second.  Motion carried. 

 

April Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that April’s Safety Meeting will cover Stress Management.

 

Old Business

There was no Old Business.

 

 

 

New Business

Sweetwater County Funding Request FY2019

Ms. Owens informed the Board that she and Ms. Seppie are still working on the funding request numbers but the final overall request for the County will be $131,100.  Mr. Love made a motion to approve the FY 2019 County funding request.  Ms. Briesmaster second.  Motion carried.

 

Approval of Authorizing Resolutions for 5339,5310, and 5311 Grants

Ms. Owens explained to the Board that by approving the authorizing resolutions the Board gives her approval to pursue the grants.  The 5311 grant is STAR’s operating grant and the 5339 and 5310 grants are capital grants. Mr. Love made a motion to approve the Authorizing Resolutions for the 5339,5310 and 5311 Grants.  Ms. Briesmaster second.  Motion carried.  

 

Board Comments

There were no Board comments.

 

Executive Session

The Board went into Executive Session at 5:10 to discuss an employee issue.

 

Re-convene with regular Session at 5:12

 

Approval of Increase in Hours/Insurance Benefits

Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve moving any full-time employees who were previously moved to 35 hours back to 40 hours per week and approve STAR to resume paying the employer’s portion of Ms. Owens’s insurance.  Ms. Demas second.  Motion carried.

 

Adjournment

Mr. Shea adjourned the meeting at 5:15 p.m.

 

 

Steve Shea, Chairman                                               __________________________________

 

Sandy Knezovich, Secretary/Treasurer                    __________________________________

 

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                          ___________________________________

           Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

 

March 12, 2018

 

 

 

In Attendance,

 

            Members

 

Steve Shea, Chairman

 

Rebecca Briesmaster, Vice Chair

 

Jeannie Demas, Board Member

 

John Kolb, County Commissioner

 

 

 

Staff & Guests

 

            Judy Owens, Director

 

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

 

 

Absent

 

Jim Love, Board Member

 

Sandy Knezovich, Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

 

            Introductions

 

Mr. Shea called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions.  Ms. Owens passed Ms. Long’s resignation letter around.  The Board wished Denny well and welcomed Mary Seppie on as the new accountant.

 

 

 

Approval of March Agenda and February Minutes

 

Ms. Owens asked to amend the agenda to include WyTrans Scholarship under New Business.  Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve the amended March Agenda.  Ms. Demas second. Motion carried. Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve the February Minutes. Ms. Demas second. Motion carried.

 

 

 

Financial Report

 

Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve A/P checks 12448-12477 and Payroll checks 4698-4725 and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Ms. Demas second.  Motion carried. 

 

 

 

March Safety Meeting

 

Ms. Owens informed the Board that March’s Safety Meeting will cover Awareness of Developmental Disabilities.

 

 

 

Old Business

 

Bus 85 Update

 

Ms. Owens reported that the control module on Bus 85 has been replaced and it is up and running on the route.

 

 

 

Update on Funding Requests

 

Ms. Owens reported that both the City of Rock Spring, the City of Green River and the County Commissions voted to increased funding request.  There will be a public hearing on the 20th of March at which point the County Commissioners will increase the funding.  The public hearing is requested before a budget amendment can take place.

 

 

 

New Business

 

Approval of New Budget

 

Ms. Owens pointed out the changes to the proposed budget.  Ms. Demas made a motion to approve the amended budget.  Second by Ms. Briesmaster.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

City of Rock Springs and City of Green River Funding Contracts FY2019

 

Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to approve the funding contracts with the City of Rock Springs and the City of Green River for the FY2019.  Ms. Demas seconded.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

WYTrans Scholarship

 

Ms. Owens reported WYTrans has a scholarship available ($2,500 per person) that STAR can apply for to offset the costs of the CTAA conference.  Ms. Briesmaster made a motion to allow STAR to apply for the scholarship(s) to send two people to the conference.  Ms. Demas seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

Board Comments

 

 

 

Executive Session

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Shea adjourned the meeting at 5:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Shea, Chairman                                               __________________________________

 

 

 

Sandy Knezovich, Secretary/Treasurer                    __________________________________

 

 

 

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                          ___________________________________